MD SB245 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-01-06 - Hearing 1/27 at 11:00 a.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a school resource officer from entering a school building except if summoned by a school administrator or official to respond to an emergency involving violence or the threat of violence, to participate in certain training, or to use certain facilities; requiring a school resource officer to conceal any firearms except under certain circumstances; requiring a school resource officer to wear civilian clothing; and prohibiting a school resource officer from participating in the routine school discipline of a student.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Pro trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


Public Schools - School Resource Officers - Requirements and Prohibitions



2021-01-06SenateHearing 1/27 at 11:00 a.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs and Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education71508(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments